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Nadeshiko (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Angora (40%),
Wool (39%),
Silk (21%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 130m (142 yds)
Care: Hand wash

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Tivoli (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Silk (40%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Stout (71% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Recycled Silk (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Transitions (70% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (51%), Silk (14%), Camel (7%), Cashmere (7%) and Mohair (21%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 121m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Linie 55 Montego Tweed (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%), Acrylic (42%) and Viscose (8%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Quarry (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Targhee-Columbia Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
© Brooklyn Tweed
Inca Tweed (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Alpaca (30%), Acrylic (14%) and Rayon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Paloma (66% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (60%) and Merino Wool (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Hemp Tweed Chunky (65% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Hemp (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Linea Pura Fauna (65% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.20 balls of this.
Paloma Tweed (64% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (30%), Acrylic (14%) and Viscose (6%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Tweedy (64% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Kilana (64% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Viscose (20%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.53 balls of this.
Merino Super-Sport (64% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (98%) and Polyester (2%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.17 balls of this.
© Katia
Mecha (64% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Grande Tweed (64% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (90%), Acrylic (7%) and Rayon (3%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Litoral (64% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Nylon (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Cosy Wool (64% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Pole (63% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Alpaca (35%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Native Twist (63% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Columbia Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Mushishi Big (63% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (95%) and Silk (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.31 balls of this.